MEN’S COLLEGE LACROSSE: Limestone nips Lenoir-Rhyne in season-opening match

Published Sunday, February 10th, 2019


HICKORY – Limestone College overcame four goals by Lenoir-Rhyne University’s Eric Dickinson on Saturday, beating the Bears 19-9 in a season-opening men’s lacrosse match at LRU.

Quinn Kuhn and Ben Austin each had multiple goals for LRU (0-1).

Limestone scored the first four goals and never trailed.

The Bears got within 9-7 on a goal by Joe Buduo with 10 minutes, 43 seconds left in the third quarter but Limestone then scored 10 of the final 12 goals in the match.

The Saints had a 47-43 edge in shots and 31-25 lead in ground ball, and they got 28 shots on goal to the Bears’ 20.

LRU went 13-for-20 on clear attempts and had 18 turnovers.

The Bears’ next match is at home against Belmont Abbey at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

— Reported by LRU Sports Information

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